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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Not necessarily: Depends what the circumstances of your fainting spell were. Causes can range from surprise, dehydration, cardiac arrhythmia, seizure, stroke, etc. So, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liviu Klein
23 years experience Cardiology
Blood clots: Vq scans diagnose mismatch between ventilation (air) and perfusion (blood flow). Whenever there's a mismatch, there's a high likelihood a blood clot ( ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Wilf
34 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Blood clots: V/q scans are most commonly used to diagnosis pulmonary emboli ( blood clots in the arteries of the lungs) . When these clots exist there is a miss/m ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
COVID19: The majority of people don't need lung imaging because most people have mild symptoms (or in some cases they have no symptoms). Lung imaging can help ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Noncardiac chestpain: You had tests done to rule out cardiac causes of chest pain. If you continue to have pain your doctor may arrange for a nuclear stress test, or cardi ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Falling apart:): Your symptoms present all kinds of possibilities; thyroid problems, anemia, too many to narrow down with a few lines of text. Suffice it to say you s ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Needless: If worried c ur provider and if symptoms point 2 a problem, then investigate it, otherwise save $57 usd.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Anxiety?: Anxiety cause chest pain and palpitation like sensations CHF is often painless unless you have had heart attacks stress test stresst thallium cardiac ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Risks: If you have risk factors, like being a smoker, work exposure to chemicals, etc, then you should have a follow-up ct scan in 6months to a year.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Here is what I would: Your doctor did a test which may not have been indicated. But now thta he has done it AND FOUND SOMETHING WORRISOME TO YOU, HE/SHE MUST COUNSEL YOU AN ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
Could be allergy: It could be allergy problem, but there's could be other more serous problem, such as cancer, bleeding disorder or liver problem. If symptom persist yo ... Read More
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